transitive verb

: to take away by judicial decision
opposed to adjudge (sense 3)

Word History


ab- entry 1 + judge; partial translation of Latin abjudicare

First Known Use

1654, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of abjudge was in 1654

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“Abjudge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abjudge. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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